Connections to some of our licensed databases are timing out. These include (but may not be limited to) ScienceDirect, Springerlink, and Nature.com.
The likely cause is reported on the ITS Help Desk website:
Reccuring - Jan 14, 2015 (8:00 AM)
UFV is currently experiencing problems reaching some internet sites.
A trouble ticket has been submitted to BCNet who have identified a case
related to older routing information from PLNet. BCNet support is in
contact with PLNet to resolve the issue. There is no estimated time of
resolution, but this notice will be updated immediately when the problem
Submitted by Patti